Studies of Imja Glacier/Glacial Lake and Chamlang South Glacier/Glacial Lake

Period: 2008-2011

Research involved: Mapping glacier lakes sand monitoring glacier change from remotely-sensed imagery

Publications:

Byers AC, Mckinney DC, Somos-Valenzuela M, Watanabe T, Lamsal D (2013) Glacial lakes of the Hinku and Hongu valleys, Makalu Barun National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal. Nat Hazards doi: 10.1007/s11069-013-0689-8

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11069-013-0689-8

Lamsal D, Sawagaki T, Watanabe T (2011) Digital terrain modelling using Corona and ALOS PRISM data to investigate the distal part of Imja Glacier, Khumbu Himal, Nepal. J Mt Sci 8(3):390–402

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11629-011-2064-0

Sawagaki T, Lamsal D, Byers AC, Watanabe T (2012) Changes in surface morphology and glacial lake development of Chamlang South Glacier, eastern Nepal Himalaya, since 1964. Global Environ Res 16:83–94

http://www.airies.or.jp/journal_16-1eng.html

Watanabe T, Lamsal D, Ives JD (2009) Evaluating the growth characteristics of a glacial lake and its degree of danger of outburst flooding: Imja Glacier, Khumbu Himal, Nepal. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift 63(4):255–267

 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00291950903368367#.VD0SmBaRZcs

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